Financial Wellness

Tools and Resources for Achieving Your Financial Goals

  • Member Identity Protection Services - Blue Cross of Idaho has partnered with AllClear ID to offer enrolled members and their families identity protection services at NO COST to the member or the plan.
  • Financial Education Webinars - Montana State University partners with other State Universities and organizations to provide a program called Solid Finances. It is a series of free financial education webinars. The webinars are designed to empower you to take control of your finances by improving your knowledge of personal finance topics.
  • Idaho Personal Finance - Be money savvy! The University of Idaho Extension provides educational programs, resources and tools on a variety of financial topics, such as how to reduce debt, estimating your retirement needs, creating a budget, and protecting yourself against identity theft, just to name a few.
  • Blue Extras - Discounts on fitness clubs, baby and maternity, vision services and much more for Blue Cross Members. You will have to login to your account to see the discounts available.
  • Cell Phone Rates Discounts - Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint offer discounts for State of Idaho Employees ranging from 15% to 18%. Contact your carrier's billing department for more information and instructions on how to get your discount!
  • Happenings - Discounts on local attractions and events like tickets to Roaring Springs and Wahooz, shows at AEN Playhouse in Boise, and more!
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness - (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.
  • Net Pay Calculator - State of Idaho employees can use the Net Pay Calculator to estimate the impact of a change to pay rate, hours worked, deductions, withholdings, and/or taxes may have on their take home pay. You will need to login to the State Controller's Office site and click Net Pay Calculator. The form will autofill with your pay and deduction information.
  • Cost Advisor - A tool provided from Blue Cross of Idaho that provides you an estimate of what your insurance covers and what you may pay out-of-pocket for physician, hospital and other healthcare costs. Login to see what you pay based on your plan.